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An action role-playing game by Supergiant Games, centering around a famous singer called Red who comes into possession of a weapon known as the 'Transistor'.

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Why does Royce narrate the opening of a recursive playthrough?

When starting a second playthrough with Recursion Mode, instead of hearing Red's Boyfriend from the Transistor, you hear Royce Bracket's voice delivering the game's opening line: Hey Red... we’re ...
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Is there a level map in Transistor?

Is there a level map (maybe something like what existed in Bastion) in Transistor? Sometimes paths fork a bit and everything looks pretty similar so it's a bit hard to track where I went through and ...
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Is there a comprehensive list of function upgrades for Transistor?

Can someone provide a list or writeup/summary of how each function affects other functions as an upgrade? The Function interface is just horribly frustrating to me. I keep flipping back and forth ...
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Are there “points of no return” in Transistor?

In many games, there are points of no return; once I choose a certain path or open a certain door, I cannot return and take the other path/go back through the door, even if there are still enemies to ...
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Does a recursive playthrough have a different ending?

When I beat the Steam version of Transistor, it gave me the Bye() achievement. I noticed that there is also a Goodbye() achievement which is awarded when you complete the game via recursion (New Game+)...
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Sybil doesn't attack Copy()? Yes or No?

If I have Passive Spark(), so I spawn a Copy() on hit from Sybil, I think she stays focused on the real Red, am I right? And I guess that's not a bug?
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Are there any practical benefits to humming?

In Transistor, you can, while not in combat, perform flourishes with Q, and hum with tab. Is there any reason to use either of these? Given that you can't use them in combat at all, I'm curious to ...
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Function call yielded unexpected result

I've been experimenting with functions and upgrades, and it looks like this specific combination may not have been anticipated by the developers. As you can see, the second slot currently has Switch()...
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What is the difference between 32 bit and 64 bit launchers of Transistor?

I see there are two types of launchers for Transistor: 32 and 64 bit. Is there any difference between them? Most games are 32 bit and you don't have to ask yourself whether it will launch on your low-...
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How can I restart my game?

I'm trying to restart Transistor game and I don't see any option to do so. I always start a new game by going in, seeing how it looks/feels and then you know, go around a bit and when I'm good, I ...
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Are functions lost forever?

When I first gained a level, I chose Mask() over Bounce(), thinking that I'd have the option to choose Bounce() later. When I levelled up again, I could choose between 2 new options, but not Bounce(). ...